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A Closer Look (Vietnam: Agent Orange) #189703

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's arrival in Hanoi, Vietnam, shown.

(Vietnam province: Mark Litke) The issue of the impact of the defoliant Agent Orange, which contained the chemical dioxin, on the nation of Vietnam in the years since the war examined; scenes shown of children with birth defects. [Agent Orange research LEI Khow-dei - says the United States has a moral responsibility.] [American ambassador Pete PETERSON - says causation connecting dioxin to problems is not known.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The American Legion's position on compensation noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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